Information Services Division


Silva CMS: publish a web page

Once a web page has been written / edited, you need to publish it.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • IT Administrators

Before you start...

You will need to have Chief Editor, Editor or Author access in Silva;
You will need to have attended Silva training.

  1. Avoid using Internet Explorer when editing;
  2. Log on to the relevant website by adding /edit at the end of the web address or clicking on the small cross at the bottom of the page.


Chief Editors and Editors can publish (i.e. make 'live') a web page or Silva document.

If you're an author, you need to request approval for your content.

  1. Ensure you have previewed and saved the web page;
  2. Click on the publish now button at the top right, below the view button.

Publishing a web page when at the root of a site or inside a folder

  1. Ensure you are at the root of the site or inside the folder;
  2. Tick the web page (s) you want to publish;
  3. Click on the green publish button at the bottom right-hand side of the page.

Publishing many web pages

  1. Navigate to the Publish tab;
  2. Check the boxes beside each web page you wish to publish;
  3. Click the publish now button.

The publish tab gives you a Site Map of your site.
Remember, you cannot publish folders, only what's inside the folders!

Help & Support

For further help and assistance you will need to contact silva-support@ucl.ac.uk


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